Darryl Robertson

Darryl Robertson is a senior at the University of Southern Mississippi with dual majors in History and Mass Communications. He has published work in Vibe, XXL and Liberator magazines, to name a few. Robertson is a self proclaimed history and hip hop nerd. After graduating from USM Robertson plans to attend grad school to pursue a Ph.D. in history. Follow him on Instagram @bookhop and Twitter @darry_robertson

New Music: Jadakiss, Fabolous, Bun B, Rob Zoe & Anthony King ‘Live for Today’

C LV

Producers Sean C and LV collaborated with Pro Clothes to release Loud Dreams Vol. 1.  Today, the Hitmen affiliates dropped “Live For Today,” which features Jadakiss, Fabolous, Bun B, Rob Zoe and rapper/crooner, Anthony King. Over Sean and LV’s smooth production, Bun B’s southern drawl makes one think about his/her life as he raps, “you got to know just […]

New Music fromTrae Tha Truth f/The Lox “Reckless”

Trae the truth

The real will recognize real. That’s why Houston rapper Trae Tha Truth recruited The Lox for his latest single “Reckless.” Trae and The Lox do what they do best, spit gritty street tales over the Cy Fyre-produced track.  Trae holds his own against the lyrical heavyweights as he spits, “Damn right I got a fu..ed up […]

Wale Releases New Track ‘King Slayer’

Wale

Wale declares war with the release of “King Slayer” from the Catch the Throne mix-tape, which will be released as a promotional tool for the HBO series “Game of Thrones,” which will debut April 6. While the ladies may love Wale’s poetic love raps, the fellas long for that More About Nothing, Wale.  You know, when he spits like […]

J.Cole Gives Back To His Hometown

J. Cole

Dreamville is for the kids North Carolina rapper J. Cole will host his 3rd Annual Dreamville Weekend starting Thursday, March 6 through Saturday, March 8, Cole announced through a press release. “For our 3rd Annual Dreamville Weekend, we really wanted to involve the entire community to help everyone grow as a whole,” the Roc Nation artist said. […]

Rick Ross Addresses Job As Correctional Officer

Rick Ross

Back in 2008, pictures surfaced of Rick Ross working as a correctional officer. Ross denied that he used to be a c.o., but later recanted his statements by admitting that did work as a correctional officer. On “Rich Is Gangsta,” a song off Rozay’s Mastermind album, the Maybach boss address his past 9-5 when he raps, “The […]

New Music From De La Soul – ‘Dilla Plugged In’

De La Soul

Just one day after the 25th anniversary of their debut album, 3 Feet High and Rising, De La Soul pays homage to Detroit’s J Dilla by releasing, “Dilla Plugged In.” “Dilla Plugged In” will be featured on De La Soul’s upcoming mix tape, Smell The D.A.I.S.Y., which will feature production from Dilla. De La Soul also plans on releasing […]

Listen To Big K.R.I.T.’s New Song, ‘Conscious Effort’

Big Krit

Big K.R.I.T. drops another single in honor of his self-proclaimed Big K.R.I.T. week as he preps fans for the release of his highly anticipated album,“Cadillicatica.” Today, the Mississippian dropped the freestyle “Conscious Effort.” K.R.I.T.’s perfected flow fits perfectly over Hi-Tek’s soulful, “Letter to The King.” He raps, ” Early like the morning/yawing/wipe the crust from […]

Obama Pledges, ‘My Brothers Keeper’ Initiative’

Jay Obama

Hip-Hop is responsible for saving the lives of many African American and Latinos from some of the vices that plagued the urban ghettoes of America. Yesterday, President Barack Obama pledged to launch his ‘My Brothers Keeper’ Initiative with hopes of steering minorites toward a path of success. According to the Huffingpost.com, Obama called on The Ford Foundation,  Robert […]

Raekwon Visits Breakfast Club, Talks Wu-Tang Clan and New Albums

Reakwon

Wu-Tang Clan member, Raekwon the Chef, stopped by The Breakfast Club’s 105.1 FM, this morning to speak with radio personalities Angela Yee, Charlamagne Tha God and DJ Envy on his relationships with Wu-Tang members, his upcoming album Fly International Luxurious Art and rumors of him not being on Wu-Tang Clan’s next project, A Better Tomorrow. “All I can […]

Snoop Dogg And DJ Drama Release ‘That’s My Work 3’

Snoop and DJ Drama

Fresh off the release of their second installment of That’s My Work, Snoop Dogg and DJ Drama dropped That’s My Work 3.  The album starts off with”Pop Pop Bang” featuirng DPG member Daz. Snoop reminds listeners why he’s among hip hop’s elite as he raps,”1, 2, 3 it’s me/baby, bobba/I’m hot as lava/I got to be..” Then […]

New Music: MJG f/Rick Ross “24 7 365′

MJG

He may be under the radar to younger hip hop fans, but Hip-hop legend MJG has been busy releasing his signature space age music for his die hard fans. In 2012, he released BMG and during the last quarter of 2013, MJG released Too Pimpin.  Now the Memphis legend is set to release Too Pimpin’ 2.0 this year. Yesterday, he dropped […]